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To wonder how often you have a crush

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hippoherostandinghere Mon 18-Apr-16 22:22:44

If you're in a relationship do you still find yourself have a crush on other men? And how often?

Do you think it's totally normal and harmless as long as you wouldn't act on it?

TheRealBarenziah Mon 18-Apr-16 23:47:29

Oh God yes. All the time. Currently infatuated with a lovely chap I follow on Twitter blush My usual type is a slightly geeky, middle-aged, middle-class man (I meet lots of lovely chaps of this ilk at work). I love DH dearly, but I am a seething mass of hormones. As long as it doesn't impact on one's real-life relationship, I don't see the harm in a silly crush. Clearly if you act on it (without being in a pre-agreed open relationship etc) then it becomes unacceptable.

EdYouKateShaun Mon 18-Apr-16 23:49:21

I tend to have non-sexual girl crushes. Haven't had a crush on a guy for years.

EverySongbirdSays Tue 19-Apr-16 00:14:14

I have a crush on someone I can't have currently. Is quite painful. Am hoping it will go away.

MyFavouriteClintonisGeorge Tue 19-Apr-16 00:24:55

Oh definitely.

Iwasbornin1993 Tue 19-Apr-16 00:33:06

Not unless you count celebrities. Though I say "celebrities" in the plural form, when I just mean Ryan Gosling wink.

ParanoidGynodroid Tue 19-Apr-16 00:39:56

Yes, life would be very dull without fantasy.
My DH knows I've had a crush on Hugh Laurie for 30 years.

Others come and go. It's harmless.

MyFavouriteClintonisGeorge Tue 19-Apr-16 15:36:32

I only tell DH the sleb crushes I've got that look a bit like him. I don't have crushes on men I actually know in RL, just men I see in films/on TV or (usually) athletes.

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